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Architecture of Lancashire

08 November 2012

1874 – Royal Exchange, Manchester, Lancashire

Architect: Mills & Murgatroyd The first Manchester cotton exchange opened in 1729 but closed by the end of the century. A second exhcnage by Thomas Harrison opened in 1809 and this was further...

29 October 2012

1874 – Seaman’s Orphanage, Newsham Park, Liverpool

Architect: Alfred Waterhouse The Liverpool Seamen’s Orphan Institution was established in order to provide care and education for the many Liverpool children who lost families at sea. In 1870 Liverpool City Council donated...

15 March 2011

1874 – Skating Rink, Southport Winter Gardens, Lancashire

Architect: Maxwell & Tuke Designed by Maxwell & Tuke of Bury. Published in The Building News, December 24th 1875. The Winter Gardens were opened on 16 September 1874, on the sea front at...

29 June 2009

1874 – St. Alban’s Nursing Institution & Boy’s School, Rochdale, Lancashire

Architect: Joseph Clarke Perspective view published in The Building News, March 6th 1874.

29 June 2009

1875 – Bowlee School at Rhodes, Lancashire

Architect: John Ladds

09 August 2010

1875 – Church of S.S. Matthew & St. James, Liverpool

Architect: Paley & Austin Church extensively damaged following bombing on the 28th and 29th of August 1940 – the first church in England to be bombed. The church was restored and is still...

13 July 2009

1875 – Church of St. Paul, Oldham Road, Manchester, Lancashire

Architect: Asahel P. Bell

29 June 2009

1875 – Church School at Tonge, Alkrington, Lancashire

Architect: John Ladds

23 October 2009

1875 – Congregational Church, Blackburn, Lancashire

Architect: J. Tabbing & Son From The Architect, December 4, 1875: The style of this church (which consists of nave, aisles, transepts, vestries, and organ chamber) is Gothic, of somewhat Early Decorated character....